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Can I have some tips on how to make my boxer more friendly please?


I have a two year old female Boxer. She is not friendly, never wags her tail and seldom barks. She is always outdoors, won’t come into the house and if any visitor comes she runs away. We are very fond of her and would be grateful for any tips to make her more friendly.


It sounds as if you need to be very focussed on socialising her. Spend more time with her. Use treats to get her attention when she’s hungry. Try training her, using treats and praise, so that she learns to be more focussed on you. Get visitors to give her treats and attention. It will take many months of hard, patient work but with persistence, you’ll get there.

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